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Young William

1883–1935
Oliver Herford (American, 1863–1935), Mildred Howells (American, born in 1872)


Dimensions

Sheet: 25.4 x 20.3 cm (10 x 8 in.)

Accession Number

50.3831

Medium or Technique

Graphite pencil on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

In pencil at bottom of sheet to left "Young WIlliam was so very shy / He always walked with downcast eye./ But modesty is out of date/ You see his fast approaching fate." "Picture O. Herford and M. Howells verse M. Howells"

Provenance

Mildred Howells, Boston, MA; gift to MFA, December 14, 1950.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mildred Howells